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    30 Things From Walmart To Add To Your Winter Skincare Routine

    Stock up on these essentials so your skin keeps up with the dropping temps.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A set of Cosrx acne patches that'll make sure all your hydrating efforts don't go to waste with a few breakouts. They're a K-beauty staple for a reason, after all.


    These act as a barrier between your skin and the environment so they'll keep your sensitive areas covered. That way, they also don't dry out your skin like other topical acne treatments.

    Promising review: "I love using these when I have a sudden breakout, as they seem to work miracles! I put these on overnight and when I wake up, and any blemish that I have is significantly reduced and ends up healing much faster than when I forget to use one. These are game-changing!" —Hannah

    Price: $6 for a pack of 24

    2. A Neutrogena gel moisturizer so you can properly hydrate oilier skin, and make sure your skincare needs are met without causing breakouts.


    This face cream from Neutrogena comes jam-packed with hyaluronic acid, an oil-free moisture source that doesn't cause breakouts.

    Price: $16.97

    3. A L'oréal all-over moisturizer that'll be super ideal for the winter. This balm is also has honey in it, which is a mega-moisturizer. It even has other oils to seal the deal.

    This balm from L'Oréal is also has honey in it, which is a mega-moisturizer. It even has other oils to seal the deal. Since it's for use all-over, you'll only have to carry one tube around, instead of three or more.

    Price: $9.08

    4. A Maybelline chapstick in several colors so you can keep your lips hydrated while giving them a low-maintenance color boost. Plus, they come in such bright tubes, they won't get lost in your bag.


    Layer your tinted chapsticks on top of a clear one to give the color a little bit of extra staying power.

    Price: $2.98 (available in four shades)

    5. A Cosrx lightweight essence to shield your skin from the elements, while preventing moisture loss. These ingredients are a little, erm, unique (there's snail secretion in this one), but the reviews speak for themselves.


    Promising review: "I've been using Cosrx Snail essence for more than a year and started purchasing from Walmart three months ago. Happy to be able to purchase at a much better value with two-day shipping. this snail essence is very thick and will make sure your skin is extremely moisturized throughout the day and night." —Beautyrev2110

    Price: $17.25

    6. An Eve Lom gentle facial cleanser for a new best friend in the winter, as cleansing can be one of the most drying steps in your routine. This extra-luxurious formula won't leave any residue and is so darn hydrating.

    Use a warm washcloth to make your fancy cleanser work double-time.

    Price: $54.99

    7. An Ambi face cream with Vitamin E that'll condition and moisturize your skin.

    Since this one also has exfoliating alpha hydroxy acid, put it on at night so it brightens while you're not exposed to the cold outdoors.

    Price: $4.73

    8. A Shea Moisture gentle body wash so the shower steam doesn't strip your skin of necessary oils. This formula is so gentle, it's truly great for psoriasis and eczema.


    The organic shea butter in this one makes it extra-moisturizing on top of the African black soap. Your skin will be silky smooth no matter the weather outside.

    Price: $7.77

    9. An Equate moisturizer with SPF to keep your skin safe from UV rays. Just because the sun's not out doesn't mean you can't get sun damage.


    Since this moisturizer also features light diffusers and soy seed extract to give your skin an extra dewy bump, feel free to go light on the makeup to let your glow shine through.

    Price: $9.47

    10. A Neutrogena lightweight moisturizing serum for giving your skin some layered, water-based TLC. This formula is loaded with hyaluronic acid, which carries up to 1,000 times its weight in water.


    Promising review: "I purchased this product a few weeks ago in order to test some products out for my patients. I have been using it to my face consistently every morning and night. My face looks supple and refreshed. It's as if my face is getting a drink of water!" —Dr Simela

    Price: $17.94

    11. A Garnier micellar cleansing water that'll be the perfect way to remove makeup and dirt without stripping the skin's oils and drying the face out.

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    This dual-phase liquid requires a good shake before dispensing it on a cotton pad, then it'll be ready to knock off any dirt and impurities.

    Price: $9.96

    See why this won best budget makeup remover on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    12. An Aveeno overnight mask to lock in moisture while you sleep.


    Btw, you can also run a humidifier while you sleep. The humid air will work to seal in moisture and up the ante on your mask.

    Price: $14.99

    13. An Olay moisturizer so you can use a formula that's heavy on the vitamins to do wonders for your skin in the colder months.

    This one has a whole slew of top-priority ingredients, from niacinamide to amino peptides and our fave, hyaluronic acid.

    Price: $23.88

    14. A Burt's Bees cleansing cream for calming your skin *while* cleaning it. It even has soothing chamomile in it!

    Hot tip: Try setting a timer for 60 seconds while you cleanse and see how much cleaner your skin looks and feels after.

    Price: $6.98

    15. A Eucerin itch-preventing body wash to help in the winter months by moisturizing your skin. It even has lipids and omega oils to keep your skin barrier in top-notch shape.


    Promising review: Recommended by my dermatologist, Eucerin Body Wash is now the only product I use in the shower. It works to stop and heal dry skin and provide relief from dry skin irritations and rashes. The wash is scent-free and leaves the skin feeling smooth and itch-free. I order the product by the case so I'm never without it." —LB2PS

    Price: $7.17

    16. An Avalon Organics face cream with vitamin C so your routine will make all the difference in maintaining your skin's natural glow, no matter the forecast for the day.

    Promising review: "I've heard the values of C over and over. Many of the creams are over $100.00. I've been using this every morning and night and I love it. I am seeing great results. I'm over 65 and living in a dry climate." —Lucky1321

    Price: $14.98

    17. An Aveeno nutrient-heavy lotion, because this'll go a long way to protect your skin. It *also* has oat and a nice vanilla scent.


    Any product that'll look in moisture for a while (this one says 48 hours) still works best when reapplied. Don't be afraid to use a heavy hand!

    Price: $6.19

    18. A L'oréal collagen cream for day AND night use that'll multitask while paring down your regimen. Its collagen formula will help attract moisture to your face.

    Don't be afraid to go heavier on the creams at night. Unless you're constantly waking up to drink water, it's super easy for your skin to dry out!

    Price: $8.98

    19. A Cetaphil moisturizer with no fragrance, because this is gonna help any cold-induced sensitivity. It also has a high SPF formula to prevent further damage, and it's non-comedogenic (a fancy way of saying it won't break you out).


    Promising review: "I have used this moisturizer (new to me) for about a week and love the way it feels on my skin. I do have sensitive skin, and this does not bother me at all." —Carmen H

    Price: $13.94

    20. A Shea Moisture hydrating face lotion for another tried-and-true way to add moisture throughout the day. The coconut oil will definitely work to soften the skin, too.


    Promising review: "This product is amazing. I apply it in the mornings after I splash my face with cold water. It sits amazingly under makeup. It seems to BLUR MY PORES! I have never had a bad reaction to this product whatsoever." —Tiffdaniels

    Price: $9.97

    21. An all-purpose Nivea cream that truly does the job that can be hard to come by — it's heavy, but always sinks in to give a nice, velvety texture, regardless of where on your body it's going.

    Promising review: "I use Nivea lotion during the summer to keep my skin soft, however, during the dry Southwest winters, I need something a little more powerful to keep my skin moisturized. Nivea Creme is perfect for soothing dry, itchy skin. It is thick, rubs into the skin easily and moisturizes for hours and hours. A nice bonus is the terrific scent. The best lotion I have ever used." —LaureLeish

    Price: $6.68

    22. A Garnier moisturizer with SPF for having the perfect staple— it even has rice peptides and other antioxidant ingredients to brighten and firm your complexion.


    Just like any sunscreen, don't be afraid to reapply this moisturizer throughout the day to prevent sun damage and keep your skin moist.

    Price: $10.45

    23. A Neutrogena acne treatment that'll be a good addition to your arsenal, even when you're not sweating in the sun as much. Accidental over-moisturizing will cause breakouts, after all!


    This salicylic acid treatment from Neutrogena eradicates breakouts by gently exfoliating the skin. Since your skin's more vulnerable while you exfoliate, try putting it on at night.

    Price: $7.78

    24. A scented body lotion for making constant moisturizing seem a lot less tedious (and a lot more fragrant). This one has aloe and green tea for a super fresh smell.


    This lotion also skews away from unnatural ingredients. They left out the parabens and phthalates.

    Price: $9.22

    25. An Olay no-frills moisturizer with SPF that'll meet the needs of skincare minimalists: getting the job done without any of the other bells and whistles.


    Promising review: "I've used this product for many, many years and it's been wonderful. I'm in my 50's now, and thankfully my skin doesn't look like that. It's not greasy, and I just put it on when I get out of the bath or shower." —Madisu

    Price: $8.47

    26. A thick Vaseline lip balm, because this is the way to go in the winter. If you've ever used Vaseline on your lips, try their specially-formulated lip balm.


    Find yourself losing lip balms between your bag, the car, work, and home? Buy in bulk, like this pack of three, so you're never without one.

    Promising review: "I live in the midwest and with the weather constantly changing my lips are prone to getting chapped. I was a huge fan of the small tub of the lip therapy, but the tube is way easier to use. I also pick the dry skin off my lips once they get chapped. This chapstick is my favorite because right after applying it, the skin is already softer." —Friend

    Price: $4.42 for a pack of three

    27. An Cerave exfoliating body cream to prevent flakiness while keeping the skin barrier healthy. This one has salicylic acid, which is perfect for body acne, too.

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    Also, if your feet get dry in the winter, slather this on before bed before you put on your socks to soften and exfoliate them while you sleep.

    Price: $17.82

    28. An Aveeno intense moisture cream with ceramides for repairing your skin's barrier function (read: get rid of pesky flakes and redness). This one also has calming oat in it.


    Promising review: "I use all Aveeno products. I have a lot of allergies, but have had no problem with Aveeno products. I like to rub this on my feet after bathing, and the skin on my feet stays soft. I really will recommend this product to everyone." —Tigger228

    Price: $10.90

    29. A pack of Burt's Bees lip balms, because these'll go great in every routine. This variety pack makes sure you're always in for a flavor surprise when you reach in your bag for one.


    It comes in in pink grapefruit, mango, coconut and pear, and pomegranate — any of these lip balms work just as well as the others. And with four in your arsenal, you don't have to worry about losing one.

    Price: $9.57 for a pack of four

    30. A Neutrogena SPF moisturizer with retinol so you can combat breakouts, while keeping your skin hydrated and preventing sun damage. It also boosts your cell turnover rate to keep you fresh-faced as ever.


    Promising review: "This is by far the best moisturizer I've used in years. I like that it has the SPF 30 protection and makes my skin feel soft and hydrated for the entire day. My fine lines have diminished which makes me happy. I have purchased moisturizers in the past which cost three times as much as this product, but for me, they were no better than this moisturizer. I highly recommend it." —MsJudee

    Price: $17.97

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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